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Manhattan Work Accident Lawyer

Delivering Quality Legal Solutions in Manhattan, Queens & Brooklyn

If you have been injured on the job and cannot work as a result, you do have rights and are eligible to recover financial damages. With an on-the-job accident, you can receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses. Talking with a professional NYC on-the-job accident attorney is the ideal way to protect your interests and see whether you qualify for a workers' compensation claim or need to pursue a third-party claim.

Our firm handles workplace accidents on a regular basis. At the Law Office of Julio E. Portilla, P.C., we routinely help clients who have suffered through workplace accidents that include crane and forklift accidents, roof and wall collapses, construction accidents and industrial accidents. You can trust our work accident attorney in Manhattan to fully support and defend your cause.

Call us today at (917) 909-6166 so that our empathetic attorney can get all the details of your injury to aggressively defend your case.

Why You Need a Work Accident Attorney

Directly after receiving a terrible injury or undergoing an accident at your workplace, you will be reeling physically, emotionally, and mentally. You will be forced to try to cope with floods of unanswered questions such as how long you will be forced to be out of work, how you will be able to pay back tremendous piles of medical debts, and how you will be able to provide income for your family.

In the midst of this chaos, you might be tempted to avoid contacting an attorney, so you have one less thing to worry about. In reality, a qualified, experienced work accident attorney is exactly who you need at your side.

Just a few things that a skilled lawyer can do for you include:

  • Defending your workers’ rights as protected by government, state, and city laws
  • Helping you receive maximum compensation that you deserve for your pain and suffering, in addition to the sheer loss of your income and salary and the mounting bills
  • Bringing the perpetrator to justice for negligence, malpractice, ignorance, or even direct malice
  • Filing all of the claims to your employer for your compensation
  • Collecting evidence of malpractice and negligence
  • Collecting evidence of the mental, physical, and emotional suffering you have undergone
  • Collecting evidence of the insurmountable financial pressures you have been forced to face

While the idea of correctly filling out all the paperwork and claims can seem like an arduous and complex task, you do not need to be anxious so long as you have our highly knowledgeable lawyer at your side. Let us handle all of the phone calls with insurance companies that will deceitfully try to get out of paying you what you are owed. Count on us to smoothly negotiate between parties so that we can get you the outcome you deserve.

Types of Cases We Handle

Unfortunately, the workplace is rife with hazards and opportunities for malpractice and negligence. You may be wondering if your particular type of injury or trauma is covered. Be assured that our law office has successfully represented numerous types of work accident cases.

Some of the examples of types of injuries we have represented successfully for our clients include:

  • Slip and fall injuries, whether from poorly marked or absent signage for weather conditions, or from hidden obstacles on walkways and steps
  • Neck and shoulder injuries, including fractures, dislocation, whiplash, pinched nerves
  • Back injuries from lifting too much or not being properly trained
  • Injuries to the spine or spinal cord from being overworked
  • Head injuries due to falling objects and not being provided with enough safety equipment gear
  • Knee and leg injuries from continual strained motion and repeated movements
  • Illness from being exposed to poisonous gas and toxic chemicals, or long amounts of exposure to irritants
  • Accidents involving falls in stairwells and steps due to worn, slippery, or icy weather conditions, or on account of poor lighting or broken materials

Personal, Determined Support

The Law Firm of Julio Portilla, P.C. is thoroughly committed to ensuring you get the legal representation that your injury deserves, and we take care of your matters on a personal, compassionate, and aggressive basis. With open lines of communication, you can also rely on a professional firm that responds to your needs. For more information, feel free to get in touch with us today.

Contact us now at (917) 909-6166 for powerful aid from our committed work accident lawyer in Manhattan.

What Sets Us Apart?

The Difference is Clear
  • High-Quality Representation

    The majority of the firm's clients are referrals. This is a testament to their faith in Attorney Portilla's ability to provide the best legal counsel and advocacy.

  • Accessible

    When you hire Attorney Portilla you can count on transparent communication regarding your case and fast response times on all questions!

  • Convenient

    For your safety and convenience, The Law Office of Julio E. Portilla, P.C. offers phone and video consultations as well as same-day appointments.

  • Multilingual

    The team at The Law Office of Julio E. Portilla, P.C. is multilingual and serves its clients in English, Spanish and French.

  • Personalized Attention

    Attorney Portilla takes the time to listen, walk you through the process, and create a personalized strategy for your case.

  • Courtroom Experience

    Attorney Portilla is a proven litigator who has vast experience handling various cases types in a courtroom successfully.

Meet Our Dedicated Attorney Julio E. Portilla

"I will fight to protect your legal rights under the law."

Stories from People We have Helped 

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  • He not only guided me in my most difficult moments, but he was determined and positive at all times.

    “Mr. Julio E. Portilla is a great attorney. His expertise in Bankruptcy law allowed me to help solve my case with the greatest success possible. I thank Julio so very much because he not only guided me ...”

    - Kat Sykes
  • He helped us every step of the way and made us feel so comfortable during a very difficult time.

    “Absolutely amazing attorney. I would not even think about retaining anyone else! He helped us every step of the way and made us feel so comfortable during a very difficult time. Mr. Portilla is very ...”

    - Anahida
  • He was there for me in my time of need when I thought I had no options.

    “Mr. Portilla was an excellent lawyer. He was there for me in my time of need when I thought I had no options. He was professional and was always available to help in any way he could.”

    - Iris
  • I never felt lost, and the entire process was very stress-free thanks to Mr. Portilla.

    “I was referred to the Law Office of Mr. Portilla by a friend. When I filed for bankruptcy I was very nervous. The minute I stepped into Julio's office and heard him speak I was put at ease. Julio ...”

    - Happy Client
  • He was there for us every step of the way and would recommend his services to anyone who needs a reliable lawyer.

    “Mr. Portilla previosly helped out my family so we knew his services were excellent. He was there for us every step of the way and would recommend his services to anyone who needs a reliable lawyer.”

    - A. Ovan
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